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for the big fireworks display and the concert on the mall. there could be an interruption from a brief passing thunderstorm. then after that, we'll have any storminess dissipating by midnight. by this time tomorrow morning, partly cloudy. a look at the rest of the week and into the weekend in about ten minutes. now let's check traffic. danella, how's it looking? >> possible storms not good news. right now the traffic is great news. i'm checking the roadways for you. d.c., your roadways are looking excellent. i don't see any incidents to report. i want to show you montgomery county first. this is 495 and connecticut avenue. if you're traveling the beltway, the beltway in maryland and virginia, it's a clear ride for you this morning as we check out 395. this is north of edsall road. 395 north and south, checking the lanes for you, checking the roadways, and it is a smooth commute as we make our way to d.c. right now, rhode island avenue and south dakota. it is smooth for you as well. great news on the roadways. back to you. >> 4:35 is the time. still to come, a nod to chesapeake bay. the ranking
your commute. i want to start with the area bridges. this is the 14th street bridge. we saw a big mess yesterday with that sinkhole. that sinkhole has been filled, and traffic is flowing quite nicely. as we shoot over to the key bridge, looking good as well. and the american legion bridge. i can tell you the american legion and the woodrow wilson bridge are both open and a smooth ride for you so far. aaron and joe, back to you. >> danella, thanks. >>> police have arrested a woman in connection with an acid attack on a mother and child of prince george's county. katrina watts was carrying her daughter out of her car when she was splashed with acid in oxon hill last year. for the first time she describes what happened during that chemical attack. >> and she just throws acid on me and my daughter. i don't even -- at that point, my face is burning. i can't see. immediately my eyes are blurry. i can feel my lips swelling up. >> attack left watts disfigured. investigators say tamara jackson masterminded the attack because watts dated her ex-boyfriend. they also say she convinced her friend t
>> good morning, tracee. thank you. >>> this say big mess, the tyson's corner area of virginia. having the beltway shut down this time of morning, not to bad. later, it's going to be a huge problem. i would suggest outer loop of the beltway, you may want to consider taking route 123, connecting back on to 66, and then continuing further on the outer loop of the beltway. again, i'm going to keep tracking and watching this for you, and hopefully they can get these power lines up very soon. also on the beltway in maryland, your lanes are open. it's looking pretty good for you. it's a smooth ride this morning. checking out 395 north at glebe road, so far no accidents or delays for you. and checking out the key bridge, it is a smooth ride thus far. i'll be back in ten minutes with another update. joe and aaron? >> and tom is here to talk about the continuing heat. >>> another day above 0i90 but t quite as hot as yesterday and maybe less humid. you're going to gradually be getting less humid as the day progresses. as we get into the late afternoon hours, we have an isolated thunderst
. and then there was the security we could not see. >> the big differences are things we're not going to go into. we've introduced some real good technology things here. so the strongest security is the security you don't see. >> reporter: this was the first major event in d.c. since the killing of osama bin laden. recently homeland security warned of al qaeda chatter about attacks on dates symbolic to americans. there were no major incidents monday. the stepped up security did not seem to bother anyone here. the kids danced, and some even reflected on what the day is really about. >> it's the time how we got our freedom from the british people. >> it's to celebrate america. >> reporter: and what a celebration it was. park police said everyone seemed to be well behaved. there were only five arrests. d.c. fire and ems said their day was also manageable. from the washington monument, craig melvin, "news 4 today." >> the first family watched the fireworks display in the company of the men and women of the military and their families. they thanked them for their work and promised the full support of the nation. >> i'
, danella, how's traffic? >>> still in germantown big trouble on 118. it's closed in both directions between aircraft drive and crystal rock drive. i'm going to track this for you all morning. want to give you a live look right now. this is 270. i had report of an accident 270 north at montrose road. earlier, as you see headlights come before us, i did see police activity there. it's not affecting your commute, which is a good thing. want to take you down to virginia. this is at your shoulder outer loop of the beltway at van dorn. not affecting your commute. in d.c., i'm checking your local roadways. this is a live look now at penn and 14th street. so far in d.c., your local roads are clear. no accidents to report at this time. back to you, pat and joe. >> thanks very much, danella. >>> and she does! and the usa are into the last four! >> that's as dramatic win as you can have. the u.s. women win a thriller over brazil in a match that ended in penalty kicks. because of the red card, the u.s. played half a game down a player. with just seconds remaining in the game, down 2-1, abby wombach sco
local man big bucks. mike mitchell sold 50 photos of the fab four at christy's auction house last night for more than $360,000. mitchell was just 18 when he took the pictures. he said the day he noticed most while snapping shots of the beatles was their joy and enthusiasm to be playing. wow. >> we are tracking the shuttle "atlantis" this morning. it's approaching earth and is expected to land at 5:56 this morning. they began the final descent for the shuttle just about a minute ago. you're looking at live pictures inside mission control in houston right now. this will be the end of the shuttle program when "atlantis" suches down. you can stay with us throughout the morning, and be sure to tune in right around 5:56 when we will bring you that final landing live. >> actually it's the last time we're going to see a shuttle land. >> it's weird. like i can't think of a time when there wasn't a shuttle landing. >> who knows what the future holds. >> exactly. >> 4:51. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. veronica, i don't know, we're just shaking our heads. >> looking for air. >> looking fo
at that humidity. at 71% currently. we do have a few clouds across the area. notice pittsburgh. that is a big cluster of storms, most of which is going to die on its approach down to the southeast. you can see quite a bit of lightning around pittsburgh. but for us today we could have scattered storms around the area. those storms could be strong. quite strong bringing heavy winds and rain to the area. in mari bladensburg, 78 degrees. 79 degrees in montgomery county, olney. here's a look at your day planner forecast. 86 degrees at 9:00 a.m. in the morning. already close to 90. we're going to get past that 90 degree mark, probably topping out around 94 to 95 degrees. noontime we'll start climbing, 92. there's your chance of storms and 93 by 5:00. eun? >> veronica, thank you. >>> we have separation, houston. >> houston copy. >> undocking confirmed. >> while you slept, the shuttle "atlantis" undocked from the international space station for the final time. that was astronauts in space talking to mission control in houston. the half hour undocking process started at exactly 2:28 a.m., ending a 30-
arnoraignold schwarzenegget make his return to the big screen. >>> good morning and welcome back. beginning today, getting enough coffee to keep you going all day long may take only one trip to starbucks. the popular coffee chain will start offering a new 31-ounce trenta size this morning. might say it's its own version of the bill gulp. that's seven ounces larger than the venti and more volume than the average human stomach. for now, iced coffee and teas will be available in the super size cup in the d.c. area. starbucks says already half of its customers order the largest size available. >> you won't need refills. >> i hope not. >> you will need ice in that coffee today. >> you will. let's go to tom and find out about the heat we're going to experience. tom? >>> right now it's pleasant. there's a live picture of the washington monument. temperatures right now are in the 70s throughout most of the region. at reagan national, it's at 78. in the suburbs and rural areas, most locations in the low to mid-70s. right near the bay, upper 70s even near 80 maryland and the eastern shore. partly clo
wade and chris bosch refer to themselves as the big three in honor of how many quarters they play. >> the world of sports met the world of comedy last night in los angeles. seth myers hosted the annual espy awards. which honor the best athletic performances in games in the past year. of course my alma mater, vcu, you see them right there, won the award for best upset for its win over kansas in the ncaa tournament. it was also a big night for the nba's dallas mavericks. they won the espy for best team and mavs start dirk know its ski was named best male athlete. >> congrats. >> actress mila kunis may have to break her word. >> apparently contrary to her word earlier this week, she may have canceled her blind date with a marine. sergeant scott moore asked her to join him this november for the marine corps ball in north carolina. she may have to cancel because she is supposed to start filming two movies that month. and may not be able to travel. this has not stopped the local marine based in quantico from asking out kunis' co-star justin timberlake. corporal chelsea desantous posted
into the 60s. meanwhile, we have a big cluster of showers and storms in the upper midwest and the cloud cover from that is drifting over our region. that will begin to move in later this afternoon. there's only a small chance of maybe a passing thundershower out in the mountains later today as the storms dissipate. but generally drift off to the east, passing north of us. and there's the washington monument under this mostly clear sky now. our sunrise is at 6:05. by 9:00 with the high clouds coming in, we'll be in the low 80s. partly sunny by noon time, the upper 80s and mostly cloudy by the afternoon. but before then we should make it into the low 90s and it will be a bit more humid today. here's your night planner for this thursday evening. it will be a warm and mostly cloudy evening. we'll be in the 80s from 7:00 until late evening. by midnight. we may be dipping into the upper 70s by then. a look at the big heat building for tomorrow. i'll tell you how hot it may get on friday, that will be coming up in ten minutes and look at the weekend. and now daniella, how's traffic? >> traffic is gr
-2. congrats. >>> facebook founder mark zuckerberg will make a big announcement today that he's calling, quote, something awesome. tech insiders say he could unveil a video chat powered by skype. the other speculation is that facebook's long awaited app for apple's ipad could finally be ready info yto launch, or that unveil a smart app for smart phones. >>> preacher who predicted this year's doomsday is now in a nursing home. >> october 21, 2011, and at that time, the whole world will be destroyed. >> that's harold kcamping makin his predictions of the apocalypse. he predicted judgment day would happen may 21st. his media empire spent millions of dollars for billboards to promote his message. and he also said the end of the world would be october 21st of this year. >> stay with us. "news 4 today" continues at 5:00 a.m. >>> if you're young and cute in america, you can get away with murder. >> yes, they had a lot of circumstantial evidence, but they didn't have concrete
in the weekend. >> there's something going on this weekend. >> some big holiday is coming, i think. >>> yeah, indeed, it looks like we'll have the humidity crank up as we head toward the 4th, but enjoy another spectacular day. another cool morning, fresh and cool start under this clear sky. the summer constellations are up, and the venus rising in the east. reagan national. down into the low 60s in prince george's county. it's even dipped into the upper 50s in northern fairfax, southern loudoun, and into northern montgomery into frederick county. most of the shenandoah valley and panhandle of west virginia only in the 50s right now. quite a cool start. right near the bay. temperatures there are in the 60s. it's in the low 60s much of southern maryland, the northern neck, and the eastern shore on this friday morning, 1st day of july. it's cool out of the mountains too, down near 50 degrees most locations western maryland and much of west virginia. eastern shore, another cool start there too. away from the waters there, right around 60 degrees. and the view from space showing this enormous are
injected steroids into clemens. there are some big names on the potential witness list, including barry bonds and mark mcgwire and clemens' manager and gm in new york, joe torre. >>> the washington nationals aren't just one of the hottest teams in baseball, they're also one of the most exciting. look at this. >> oh, my goodness! just glad everybody's okay. >> ramos missed the sign for a suicide squeeze last night, and swung away with teammate michael morse sprinting home from third base. fortunately, ramos fouled the ball back and missed morse, who was about ten feet away from the plate. here's the kicker. they tried it again, at the same at-bat and they were successful that time. ramos executed a nice bunt, and morse scored what turned out to be the game-winning run. the nats went on to beat the chicago cubs 5-4. >> he almost got scalped. so good thing it worked the second time. my goodness. >> worse than a baseball in the teeth. >> i know. could be bad. >> it could be bad. 4:51 now. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. are we getting some rain? i think we need it now. >> yeah, yeah
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